An informational meeting for the Spring Japan Study-Tour Course will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 2:00-3:00 PM, OC 112. The trip dates are March 1—March 11, 2018. Explore and discover Japan! The pre-tour course will cover Japanese history and culture, preparing students for a study-tour of Japan with visits to its modern and traditional capitals of Tokyo and Kyoto. In-country sites will include opportunities to see ancient temples and modern skyscrapers, to experience traditional entertainment like kabuki, bunraku and no drama as well as modern anima and manga. Tour cost includes airfare, local lodgings and most meals and transportation. The course counts for the Exploring the Global Community requirement for Core. No language or previous course on Japan required.